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October 9, 2019

Companies doing business with China walk a fine line

  • China is highly appealing to U.S. companies looking for growth overseas, but companies must balance the potential for growth with the potential for pitfalls in dealing with a country that aggressively goes after its detractors.
    AP Business Writer

    NEW YORK — The furor over a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager in support of Hong Kong protesters is highlighting the fine line that U.S. companies must walk when doing business with China.

    The NBA is trying to manage that delicate relationship after Daryl Morey posted a now-deleted tweet of an image that read “Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong,” referring to the 4-month-old protests in the semiautonomous Chinese territory. That set off an immediate backlash, with China's state broadcaster canceling plans to show a pair of preseason games in that country later this week.

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